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Sirens & Gavels archive for April 14, 2010


Zags basketball led Thompson to Zehm call 

Newly filed documents reveal new details about the encounter with Spokane police Officer Karl Thompson (left) and other officers that led to Otto Zehm's death. Tom Clouse wrote an article explaining that allegations of a cover up by Spokane police officers over their handling of…

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Oxy robbery tipster now accused of robbery 

A man who reportedly tipped police to the identities of three suspected pharmacy robbers is now accused of participating in the Sept. 27 incident. Benjamin K. Rasmussen, 19, pleaded not guilty today to one charge of first-degree robbery. Police believe he stayed in the car…

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Teen torture suspects due in court today

Two teens accused of kidnapping and torturing a suspected burglar are in police custody. Jesse T.R. Bushnell, 19; (left) and Jesse R. James, 17, are due in Superior Court this afternoon via video from the jail, where they've been since Tuesday. Bushnell and James are…

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